Professor Karin Verspoor

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: 3.27
  • Building: Doug McDonell Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Bioscience
  • Biomedical Natural Language Processing (Text Mining)
  • Health informatics (Biomedical ontologies)

Personal webpage

Recent publications

  1. Hameed P, Verspoor C, Kusljic S, Halgamuge S. A two-tiered unsupervised clustering approach for drug repositioning through heterogeneous data integration. BMC BIOINFORMATICS. Biomed Central. 2018, Vol. 19, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1186/s12859-018-2123-4
  2. Verspoor C, Ofoghi B, Robles Granda M. CommViz: Visualization of semantic patterns in large social communication networks. Information Visualization. Sage Publications. 2018, Vol. 17, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1177/1473871617693039
  3. Chen Q, Wan Y, Zhang X, Lei Y, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Comparative Analysis of Sequence Clustering Methods for Deduplication of Biological Databases. ACM JOURNAL OF DATA AND INFORMATION QUALITY. Association for Computing Machinery Inc.. 2018, Vol. 9, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1145/3131611
  4. Pianta M, Makrai E, Verspoor C, Cohn T, Downie L. Crowdsourcing critical appraisal of research evidence (CrowdCARE) was found to be a valid approach to assessing clinical research quality. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2018, Vol. 104. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.07.015
  5. Hoogeveen D, Bennett A, Li Y, Verspoor C, Baldwin T. Detecting misflagged duplicate questions in community question-answering archives. 12th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2018. 2018.
  6. Panyam NC, Verspoor C, Cohn T, Kotagiri R. Exploiting graph kernels for high performance biomedical relation extraction. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL SEMANTICS. Biomed Central. 2018, Vol. 9. DOI: 10.1186/s13326-017-0168-3
  7. Romano S, Nguyen X, Verspoor C, Bailey J. The randomized information coefficient: assessing dependencies in noisy data. MACHINE LEARNING. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2018, Vol. 107, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1007/s10994-017-5664-2
  8. Hoogeveen D, Wang L, Baldwin T, Verspoor C. Web forum retrieval and text analytics: A survey. Foundations and Trends in Information Retrieval. 2018, Vol. 12, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1561/1500000062
  9. Lu Y, Sinnott R, Verspoor C. A semantic-based k-anonymity scheme for health record linkage. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 239. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-783-2-84
  10. Bouadjenek M, Verspoor C, Zobel J. Automated detection of records in biological sequence databases that are inconsistent with the literature. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS. Academic Press. 2017, Vol. 71. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2017.06.015
  11. Chen Q, Zobel J, Verspoor C. Benchmarks for measurement of duplicate detection methods in nucleotide databases.. Database (Oxford). Oxford University Press. 2017. DOI: 10.1093/database/baw164
  12. Kiossoglou P, Borda A, Gray K, Martin Sanchez F, Verspoor C, Lopez Campos G. Characterising the scope of exposome research: A generalisable approach. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 245. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-830-3-457
  13. Cohen KB, Lanfranchi A, Choi MJ-Y, Bada M, Baumgartner WA, Panteleyeva N, Verspoor C, Palmer M, Hunter LE. Coreference annotation and resolution in the Colorado Richly Annotated Full Text (CRAFT) corpus of biomedical journal articles. BMC BIOINFORMATICS. Biomed Central. 2017, Vol. 18, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1186/s12859-017-1775-9
  14. Pitson G, Banks P, Cavedon L, Verspoor C. Developing a Manually Annotated Corpus of Clinical Letters for Breast Cancer Patients on Routine Follow-Up. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 235. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-753-5-196
  15. Khumrin P, Ryan A, Judd T, Verspoor C. Diagnostic machine learning models for acute abdominal pain: Towards an e-learning tool for medical students. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. IOS Press. 2017, Vol. 245. DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-830-3-447

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